[CALUG] MFCs & Linux
Bruce F Press
bpress at raba.com
Mon Apr 17 06:37:11 CDT 2006
I have an HP Officejet 7310 and the HP supplied CUPS drivers
and software for Linux work just fine. Even remote scanning
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
>Hard to say. However, every distro I have seen has driven every printer
>I have tried, and there seems to be a big database of them. I would
>guess that HP, given their professional heritage, would likely work, and
>expect that the cheaper printers would give you problems.
>As mentioned, a Jet Direct card, or anything acting like a print server
>ought to work just fine.
>Reid Sprague wrote:
>>This is pretty basic -- just soliciting opinions and experiences.
>>Have moved and am setting up a home office. Am getting ambiguous info regarding how well various multifunction laser machines (copy-print-scan-fax) work with Linux. For instance I was excited about a model made by Brother until I saw a couple of posts/opinions on other sites about lack of Linux support. Opinions & experiences with various units/distros in home business office environment appreciated. Will not necessarily need my Linux box to act as print server, many MFCs have network capability.
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